April 11, 2013
Includes $50 billion for immediate investments to support critical infrastructure projects, such as improving America’s roads, bridges, transit systems, border crossings, railways and runways,
March 28, 2013
Also asks feds for $2.065 billion in capital support and $212 million for debt service.
March 6, 2013
New performance and management strategies have taken hold over the past year, cutting expenses, boosting workforce efficiency and winning approval from the AC Transit board of directors.
Joe Boardman explained to congressional committee that while the railroad has taken actions to chip away at operating costs and increase revenue, a vital component of its success has been the federal government’s willingness to invest in the Amtrak national network.
January 16, 2013
The study, which is estimated to cost $1.9 million, must be voted on by the Executive Council next month. The New Hampshire Rail Transit Authority asked to be included in the study process.
November 26, 2012
The budget reflects a new, tentative labor agreement with the Amalgamated Transit Union Locals #241 and #308, which represent CTA bus and rail operators. The four-year tentative agreement slows the rate of growth in health care spending and emphasizes preventative care, among changes shaving approximately $50 million off the 2013 budget deficit.
November 15, 2012
Balanced without fare increases or service reductions.
October 2, 2012
The programmatic change at Metro helped the agency save more than $25 million in Fiscal Year 2011, as well as receive the 2012 Innovation Award from APTA.
September 26, 2012
Smaller than the FY 2012 budget of $1.15 billion, the new budget supports the December 2012 opening of two light rail projects: the second phase of the Orange Line to Irving and the Blue Line extension from Garland to Rowlett.
September 25, 2012
Adopted was a $193.9 million operating budget, a $64.3 million capital budget and $16.2 million to fund interlocal agreements and other expenses.
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